Am grateful to learn that the editors at The Hudson Review have nominated my little poem, Dear Friends, for a Pushcart.


The GJ Commission on Arts and Culture has selected this painting, "The Soul of the West" for their Champion of the Arts Award:

Poetry, says Auden, is the clear expression of mixed feelings.  
I knew that.  

A Thousand Blessings, a Flock of Thieves, and a Band of Angels

I have been thinking a lot these days about penguins, parachutes, poppies, portable potties, and intellectual honesty.   And I have bee...